Republic of Moldova and Ukraine sign Treaty on sustainable management of Dniester River Basin
29 November 2012, Rome – On 29 November the Minister of Environment of the Republic of Moldova, Mr. Gheorge Salaru, and the Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, Mr. Eduard Stavytskyi, signed the bilateral Treaty on Cooperation on the Conservation and Sustainable Development of the Dniester River Basin. The signing ceremony took place in the Italian Parliament during the Meeting of the Parties to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention).
Friday 30 Nov 2012
AUST-AGDER COUNTY CONTRIBUTES TO ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORTS IN THE CASPIAN SEA
Arendal, Norway – On October 4th, GRID-Arendal has invited the Fylkesmann’s office to share best practices in data management in Aust-Agder with a delegation from the five Caspian states: Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, and Turkmenistan. The presentation will be part of a four-day training workshop hosted jointly by GRID-Arendal and the European Environmental Agency, taking place in both in Copenhagen and in Arendal. The workshop is being held in support of the Interim Secretariat of the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea, also known as the Tehran Convention and will provide delegates with training in environmental data management.
Wednesday 03 Oct 2012
NEW GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP TO BRING POWERFUL FORCES TOGETHER FOR HEALTHY OCEANS
SINGAPORE, February 24, 2012—A powerful coalition of governments, international organizations, civil society groups and private interests are joining together under the banner of a Global Partnership for Oceans to confront widely documented problems of over-fishing, marine degradation, and habitat loss.
Friday 24 Feb 2012